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Bennett welcomes rescue of Texas hostages, says fight against antisemitism continues

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett leads a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on December 19, 2021. (Emil Salman/Pool/Flash90)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett leads a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on December 19, 2021. (Emil Salman/Pool/Flash90)

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett welcomes the release of the hostages from the Texas synagogue and says Israel stands with Jews around the world in the fight against antisemitism.

“Relieved and thankful that the hostages of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas have been rescued. I commend the law enforcement agencies and teams on the ground who responded swiftly & courageously to ensure the safety of the hostages,” the premier tweets.

“This event is a stark reminder that antisemitism is still alive and we must continue to fight it worldwide. To the Jewish community in Colleyville and around the world: You are not alone – we stand united with you,” Bennett says.

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